Shawn Scott

Wrestlers Smith, Jillard clinch NCAA auto bids

Rob Jillard
Seniors Nick Smith and Rob Jillard helped the Northern Illinois University wrestling team extend its postseason run Sunday in Kent, Ohio, as both clinched automatic berths to the NCAA tournament on the final day of the MAC Championships. Smith and Jillard each took fourth place finishes at 133 and 149, respectively, while Shawn Scott (third-197), Shaun’Qae…

Wrestlers learn MAC tournament seeds

Jared Torrence
The Mid-American Conference has announced the seeds for this weekend’s 2014 MAC Wrestling Championships, which will take place Saturday and Sunday inside Kent State’s M.A.C. Center. Jared Torrence and Shawn Scott were the highest-seeded Huskies in the field, as they were ranked third at 197 and 285, respectively. Scott’s first-round opponent will be Old Dominion’s Kevin…

Wrestlers rally for 20-14 win at Buffalo

Jared Torrence
Despite facing an early 11-0 deficit, the Northern Illinois University wrestling team battled back Sunday afternoon to earn a 20-14 victory over Buffalo. After spotting the Bulls (3-17, 0-8 MAC) the first three matches of the day, the Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) won six of the remaining seven bouts to end the regular season with a…

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